Melville, NY (October 7, 2004)–Korg will begin shipping the new TP-2 dual tube preamp with optical compression and digital outputs and the TPB-2 (expansion option for Korg XD series recorders) this month.
TP-2 has an MSRP of $699; TPB-2 carries an MSRP of $579.
Product highlights include:
– A specially tuned version of Korg’s Valve Force vacuum tube circuitry (featuring two 12AX7 tubes) to add analog tube warmth and richness
– Optical compression, providing quick response and transparent character
– Dual, classic-style, analog VU meters
– Two independent channels that can be linked for recording stereo sources
– Independent phantom power, pad, phase, low cut, Hi-Z switches per channel
– Balanced XLR and 1/4″ TRS inputs and outputs
– Coaxial and optical digital outputs (TP-2 only)